Barnardo’s has Christmas all wrapped up with new cosmetic advent calendars, stylish decorations and fun table settings

Feel festive and create your perfect Christmas at Barnardo’s, with their fun and festive range of Christmas advent calendars, decorations, wrapping paper, and gifts. Feel festive and create your perfect Christmas at Barnardo’s, with their fun and festive range of Christmas advent calendars, decorations, wrapping paper, and gifts. The children’s charity has launched a fantastic selection of brand new items in selected stores and online (https://shop.barnardos.org.uk/christmas) to help you decorate your home for the season. You’ll ensure there are plenty of happy smiles when unwrapping gifts on the big day,…

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Lydia Bright to scale the ‘Cheesegrater’ for Barnardo’s new Urban Summit challenge

TV star Lydia Bright is set to scale new heights for children’s charity Barnardo’s by climbing to the top of London’s iconic ‘Cheesegrater’ – known officially as The Leadenhall Building. The former TOWIE legend, who is a Fostering and Adoption Ambassador for Barnardo’s, will climb all 1,250 steps of the skyscraper as part of the charity’s first Urban Summit challenge along with her brother, Freddie, on Saturday 1 December. Lydia and Freddie will be joined by 100 other participants who all will be hoping to raise as much money as…

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UK families encouraged to donate unused toys to a Barnardo’s toy amnesty

As a new survey reveals that the average family has hundreds of pounds worth of unused toys at home, parents and children are being urged to donate them to a Barnardo’s toy amnesty. Launched in partnership with the UK’s leading children’s charity Barnardo’s and AI and robotics company Anki, the amnesty aims to raise funds for services to support vulnerable children and young people across the UK. The research by Anki, which is behind popular robot toy Cozmo, revealed that of the 67 toys the average family owns, parents claim…

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Barnardo’s teams up with council in trailblazing project

Children’s charity Barnardo’s is teaming up with Leicestershire County Council in a trailblazing project to help improve the lives of vulnerable children and families. It is the latest in a growing number of strategic partnerships Barnardo’s is involved in to co-design, co-create and co-deliver local social care services for children, young people and families. Barnardo’s Chief Executive Javed Khan said: We’re very much looking forward to the opportunity of bringing Barnardo’s expertise and track record to this bold partnership with Leicestershire County Council. We strongly believe a partnership approach helps…

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Celebrities donate amazing items for Barnardo’s online Christmas auction

Searching for the perfect Christmas present can be like looking for a needle in a haystack. This year Barnardo’s is making it easy with the chance to snap up an Aladdin’s Cave of exciting celebrity gifts generously donated to raise money to support thousands of vulnerable children and young people across the UK. In our unique festive auction, shoppers can bid for more than 45 special VIP items such a football shirt signed by Arsenal’s first team players, a pair of Beverley Knight’s high heels, a guitar from The 1975,…

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